Updates are available for 21 September in Jane Williams Reflections & Lectionary Hymns and Songs.
Also a plug for Cantus Mundi (Showcasing Christian music from around the world). The tags provide a wealth of material on themes you might be looking for. Everything seems to be performance videos with texts. Check it out!
Jane Williams reflections and hymn and song selection pages (top right) are updated today for September 14.
With another anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the week before, it might be appropriate to pray for all victims and perpetrators of terrorism, and for the peace of Christ to be grown in our lives and in our nations.
Our local LSMUs: Have you registered for next month’s conference yet?
Lectionary hymns and songs, and also Jane Williams Reflections pages are both updated today, current to 24 August.
Jane’s book is highly recommended for Bible studies, sermon starters etc.
Good price here: http://www.bookdepository.com/Lectionary-Reflections-Jane-Williams/9780281065790
Jane Williams has some provocative goodies for Sunday 17 August, and there’s a new suggestion for how to utilise the question format in worship.
How about creating a dramatised reading of the encounter of Jesus and the Canaanite woman? Grab the text from Oremus (Google it!).
A set of questions is offered today for the Lections for July 27, drawing on Jane Williams’ Lectionary Reflections. (SPCK)
By the way, the current NZ Lectionary may be found here:
Here’s a down-under resource for preaching at Christmas: a free online book from scholar Bill Loader. It’s very accessible writing which can inform your preaching preparation.
I’d love to hear if you found it helpful: firstname.lastname@example.org